Post-Award Administration

February 26 - February 27, 2018
Hyatt Centric at Fisherman's Wharf
San Francisco, CA

Program Overview

This interactive workshop will enable you to nimbly navigate the complexities of sponsored programs post award requirements. It will provide an overview of key regulations such as the Uniform Guidance as well as best practices in meeting applicable requirements. Teaching you how to find the rules. By providing a hands-on approach to understanding sponsors’ solicitations, proposal guidelines and award conditions so that you will be aware of their impact on budget planning, development, review, and monitoring. This intensive training will explore the research administrator's role at your institution and at others to learn alternate ways to be of service to the sponsor, institution and investigator. Exploring methodologies for properly assessing actual personnel, consultants, equipment, supplies, travel, subcontracts, total direct cost, income, F&A, MTDC vs. estimated salary and wage base, and cost sharing.  

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and understand the framework of compliance with federal sponsored programs and gain understanding of areas of risk.
  • Obtain in-depth knowledge of cost compliance expectations and other key post award areas.
  • Gain expertise in identifying problems and where to find solutions. Individuals will be able to recognize and navigate federal awards from solicitation through closeout which impact post award administration.

Intended Audience:

This session will benefit individuals with some background in sponsored programs as well as individuals who have been working in the field who may now have more specific financial responsibilities. The goal is for participants to benefit both from speaker expertise and from each other. Individuals will leave with the skills necessary to review proposals, process post award financial transaction, identify institution-specific policies that apply to financial award management, and identify institutional compliance gaps associated with financial award management.